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Bhangra And Beyond

By DJ Rekha

Bhangra and Beyond is a weekly music show hosted by DJ Rekha, a cultural instigator, recognized worldwide for being one of the first DJs to merge classic Bhangra sounds into the language of contemporary electronic dance music. The first 40 minutes of the show is comprised of Bhangra tracks, both fast and slow, classic and new. The style of Bhangra -- which is a form of Punjabi folk music and dance coming from the region divided by India and Pakistan known as Punjab -- is contemporary and produced for a global dance floor. Rekha shares her deep knowledge and personal connections of many of the artists featured in this segment. After a break, the remaining 20 minutes provides the listener with a deep dive into the analogue and digital creations of a DJ who has spun numerous genres in venues across the globe. Featuring South Asian-leaning bass, this set sometimes finds itself showcasing everything from A Tribe Called Red (mistaken Indian identity intended) to Diasporic Rapper over folk music to dubstep renditions of Sub-Continental Tropical Bass.

  1. 1.
    Vibrations08/20/2019
    59:15
  2. 2.
    Blinded By The Bhangra08/13/2019
    1:00:05
  3. 3.
    Old and New Steps08/06/2019
    1:00:21
  4. 4.
    It’s a Strange World07/30/2019
    1:00:14
  5. 5.
    Punga Not Chunga07/23/2019
    1:00:26
  6. 6.
    Digital Shuffle07/16/2019
    58:47
  7. 7.
    Fireworks07/09/2019
    1:00:29
  8. 8.
    On Taur07/02/2019
    59:23

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